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  • HexChat icon

    HexChat

    HexChat is an IRC client based on XChat for Linux , but unlike XChat it’s completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems. HexChat was originally called XChat-WDK which in turn was a successor of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Xfce

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    mIRC

    mIRC is a popular Internet Relay Chat client used by millions of people, and thousands of organizations, to communicate, share, play and work with each other on IRC networks around the world. Serving the Internet community for over a...

    Commercial Windows

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  • XChat for Linux icon

    XChat for Linux

    XChat is an IRC chat program for both Linux (Open Source) and Windows (Shareware, 30-day trial). It allows you to join multiple IRC channels (chat rooms) at the same time, talk publicly, private one-on-one conversations etc. Even file...

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.8.8, released in May 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Shout icon

    Shout

    What is it? Shout is a web IRC client that you host on your own server. What features does it have? * Multiple user support * Stays connected even when you close the browser * Connect from multiple devices at once *...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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  • Kiwi IRC icon

    Kiwi IRC

    A hand-crafted IRC client that you can enjoy. Designed to be used easily and freely. More friendly than other webirc clients giving the general public an easy option to connect to any IRC network.

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Chrome

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  • Chatzilla icon

    Chatzilla

    ChatZilla is a clean, easy to use and highly extensible Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client, built on the Mozilla platform, which provides all the usual features: multiple servers, a built-in list of standard networks, easy searching and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux SeaMonkey Firefox

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  • Qwebirc icon

    Qwebirc

    qwebirc is a web based AJAX IRC client.

    Open Source Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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  • X-Chat 2 for Windows icon

    X-Chat 2 for Windows

    A freeware build of X-Chat for windows, as opposed to the official 30-day-trial shareware Windows build.

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Author announed EOL on homepage.
  • Convos icon

    Convos

    Convos is the simplest way to use IRC. It is always online, and accessible to your web browser, both on desktop and mobile.

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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  • Maid-IRC icon

    Maid-IRC

    A modern web IRC client. Built on Node.js.

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Node.JS

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  • ZeroChat icon

    ZeroChat

    An IRC-like internet chatroom hosted on ZeroNet, a distributed network. 0rc is a fully distributed website, and messages are shared through peers using the ZeroNet stack. In addition, making a new chatroom website is a simple as...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Python ... JavaScript ZeroNet

  • jsIRC

    jsIRC is written using Socket.IO, node.js, jQuery Title Alert and Sencha ExtJS, relying on string.js, Lo-Dash and PhantomJS. Implemented Features: * Webcam Chat * Classic TCP IRC server * Channel Chat * Channel Modes *...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Socket.io Node.JS jQuery

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    • Discontinued The official website is no longer accessible and the GitHub repo hasn't been updated since May 17th, 2015.
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  • Subway icon

    Subway

    Subway is a web-based IRC client with a multi-user backend and a JavaScript-heavy UI. Frontend/backend communication is done with websockets (or best available fallback where not available). The backend supports connection persistence...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    • Discontinued Subway is in hiatus, i.e. it's not currently functional and not under active development, but the plan is to finish this project some point in the future. Meanwhile currently the maintainer strongly suggests taking a look at https://alternativeto.net/software/shout/ .
  • leafChat icon

    leafChat

    leafChat is an IRC client for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Chat with your friends using popular IRC networks. leafChat has a friendly, clean interface that doesn't get in the way of your conversations. Connect to multiple...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • WebIRC

    WebIRC runs as a server and is always connected to your favorite IRC networks. Seamlessly open the same session from home, work, and your mobile devices to continue exactly where you left off.

    Open Source Self-Hosted

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  • CGI:IRC icon

    CGI:IRC

    CGI:IRC is a Perl/CGI program that lets you access IRC from a web browser, it is designed to be flexible and has many uses such as an IRC gateway for an IRC network, a chat-room for a website or to access IRC when stuck behind a...

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud BSD Self-Hosted Perl

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  • Gnotty

    Gnotty ties the knot between the web and IRC. It is designed to assist open source projects that host an IRC channel for collaboration on their project. Gnotty is BSD licensed. Gnotty is comprised of several parts. Primarily Gnotty...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Python

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  • jakeIRC

    jakeIRC is a web-based Meteor IRC client that allows users to connect to their favorite IRC channels. To run jakeIRC locally, you need to have meteor as well as npm irc installed. NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/ NPM IRC:...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Meteor npm

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  • ScrollZ IRC Client icon

    ScrollZ IRC Client

    ScrollZ is an advanced IRC client based on ircII. It incorporates many useful features found in all sorts of scripts. The main difference between these scripts and ScrollZ is the code - whereas ircII scripts take a lot of disk and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • sushi IRC suite icon

    sushi IRC suite

    The sushi IRC suite consists of a central daemon and several clients, which communicate via DBus. The daemon -- maki -- provides DBus methods and signals that abstract the IRC protocol to make it more pleasant to use. ...

    Open Source Mac Linux

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  • Nettalk icon

    Nettalk

    Nettalk is a powerful but easy to use free (open source) IRC-client for Windows. The smart user interface is based on Windows standards, so it is easy to get used to it. The following languages for the interface are available:...

    Open Source Windows

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  • XChat for Windows icon

    XChat for Windows

    XChat is an IRC chat program for both Linux (Open Source) and Windows (Shareware, 30-day trial). It allows you to join multiple IRC channels (chat rooms) at the same time, talk publicly, private one-on-one conversations etc. Even file...

    Commercial Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.8.9, released in May 2010, can be still bought from the official website.
  • HydraIRC icon

    HydraIRC

    HydraIRC is an open-source IRC client with an attractive and easy to use interface. It supports DCC Chat and File transfers, Connecting to multiple servers, Dockable Floating Tabbed Windows, Autohiding Windows, DLL Plugins, Channel...

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Not maintained since 2008
  • IceChat icon

    IceChat

    IceChat is a fully featured, simple to use IRC Client allowing you to chat online with your friends and for meeting new people as well. It can be used in Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP/2003/Vista and also Windows 7

    Free Windows

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  • wsIRC icon

    wsIRC

    wsIrc - the global community communicator, goal is to offer a free web IRC client which should be at the end as good as old standalone application, but yet without requiring any installation, without any update, without any virus...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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  • Iris

    Web IRC client for the Atheme platform.

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Python JavaScript

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  • relay.js

    Kinder, Simpler IRC. Relay.js is a web-based IRC client that focuses on making IRC less intimidating and easier to use. Demo: demo.relayjs.com • This is only a demonstration server. It may break, crash, or stall at any time...

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted JavaScript Node.JS npm

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  • MegaIRC icon

    MegaIRC

    MegaIRC is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) Client. It allows you to connect to the IRC network a virtual meeting place where people from all over the world can meet and talk. It supports the server and channel lists, full ANSI colors...

    Free Windows

    • Warning The site and the program have a BAD reputation on WOT. You can see it on http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/ironfist.at.tut.by
  • Visual IRC 2 icon

    Visual IRC 2

    Visual IRC (ViRC) is an open source Internet Relay Chat client for the Windows operating system. Features FREE - no registration fee, no time limit, no nag screen! Script editor - including visual form designer User profiles -...

    Free Windows

  • LostIRC icon

    LostIRC

    LostIRC is a simple, yet very useful IRC client. It has features such as tab-autocompletion, multiple server support, automatic joining of servers/channels, logging and DCC sending which should cover the needs of most people. Another...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued I'm guessing it's abandoned cause the last update was in '05

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